K-Drama Reaction: Our Blues | Episodes 16-20

We have reached the end of yet another masterfully written series by the one and only Noh Hee-kyung. Our Blues has been a refuge for the past several weeks, and watching the way of life on Jeju Island sends a familiar sense of attachment. The drama succeeded in bringing connection not just among the characters,…

First Impression: Why Her?

Drama Profile Title: Why Her? (English title) / Why Oh Soo-Jae? (literal title)Main Cast: Seo Hyun-jin, Hwang In-youp, Bae In-hyuk, Heo Jun-hoWriter: Kim Ji-eunPD: Park Soo-jin (While You Were Sleeping, Doctors, Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim 1)Timeslot: Friday and Saturday / 22:00 (KST)Network: SBS, ViuEpisodes: 16Genre: Legal Plot Synopsis: A coldhearted and conceited star lawyer is pushed out of her law firm into becoming an…

First Impression: Eve

Drama Profile Title: EveMain Cast: Seo Yea-ji, Park Byung-eun, Yoo Sun, Lee Sang-yeobWriter: Yoon Young-mi (The Good Witch, Birth of A Beauty)PD: Park Bong-sub (The Uncanny Counter)Timeslot: Wednesday and Thursday  / 22:30H (KST)Network: tvN, ViuEpisodes: 16Genre: Revenge Plot Synopsis: A young woman orchestrates a chaebol family's downfall through a ₩2 trillion divorce lawsuit, which shocks the entire nation. Grumpy’s First Impression It’s payback time! I’m…

Best of “Tomorrow”

This is one of the best-written and well-thought-of K-dramas this year, hands down. From the introduction of the lead characters, the case studies every week, and up to the build-up of the main plot, everything was carefully laid out. For a dark fantasy drama dealing with taboo topics such as depression, suicide, self-harm, and sexual…

K-Drama Reaction: Our Blues | Episodes 11-15

Seon-ah and Dong-seok Yay for new beginnings! Seon-ah (Shin Min-a) may have lost the custody trial, but she’s on her road to recovery! I hope she redeems herself back and is granted the right to take care of her child long-term. I cried when she told her husband that she’ll file her appeal to court…

Namgoong Min, Kim Ji-eun reunite in new SBS legal drama

Namgoong Min (The Veil), Kim Ji-eun (Again My Life), Choi Dae-hoon (Melancholia), Lee Deok-hwa (A Business Proposal), and Park Jin-woo (Military Prosecutor Doberman) will star in SBS's next Friday-Saturday drama "1000 Won Lawyer" (literal title). The drama follows lawyer Cheon Ji-hoon, a troublemaker who is incredibly proficient yet only costs 1000 won ($0.78) for his…

Kwak Dong-yeon, Go Sung-hee, Kang Min-ah, Bae Hyun-sung cast in new webtoon-based drama

The cast of the upcoming webtoon-based drama "Gaus Electronics" (literal title) includes Kwak Dong-yeon (Monstrous), Go Sung-hee (King Maker: The Change of Destiny), Bae Hyun-sung (Our Blues), and Kang Min-ah (Beyond Evil). The original webtoon was a huge hit, with 2.6 billion views and positive feedback from across the world for its realistic yet funny…

Kim Dong-wook, Jin Ki-joo confirmed in new time-slip drama

Kim Dong-wook (You Are My Spring) and Jin Ki-joo (From Now On, Showtime!) are both confirmed to lead KBS2’s upcoming drama “You, Whom I Met By Chance” (literal title). You, Whom I Met By Chance is a mystery narrative about a man who travels to the past to discover the truth behind a series of killings, and a…

Park Gyu-young, Kang Min-hyuk, more lead new Netflix series

Park Gyu-young (Dali and the Cocky Prince), Kang Min-hyuk (Oh! Master), Lee Chung-ah (Awaken), Lee Dong-gun (Kiss Sixth Sense), and Jun Hyo-sung (Memorist) have all been cast in Netflix's upcoming drama "Celebrity" (literal title). Celebrity portrays the glossy yet fierce life of celebrities, a world where people can make money simply by being famous. Park…

PENTAGON’s Hongseok, Jung Woo-jin, Lee So-hee, Shin So-hyun cast in KakaoTV’s Aquaman

PENTAGON’s Hongseok (Shadow Beauty), Jung Woo-jin (Sometoon 2020), Lee So-hee (To.two), and Shin So-hyun (Thirty-Nine) are all confirmed in the new KakaoTV original drama “Aquaman” (literal title). Aquaman is a campus drama about Shin Na-ru and Ji Sung-joon's nine-year friendship, during which Ji Sung-joon intervenes in Shin Na-ru's love affairs. The drama is based on a…

Red Velvet’s Joy, Chu Young-woo team up in new KakaoTV drama

Red Velvet’s Joy (The One and Only) and Chu Young-woo (School 2021) will star in the upcoming KakaoTV drama "Unexpected Country Diary" (literal title). Unexpected Country Diary is based on Park Ha-min's web novel of the same name. It's a love story about a man from Seoul who meets a policewoman in the countryside. The…

Kim Min-kyu is a priest-turned-idol in new fantasy drama

Kim Min-kyu (A Business Proposal) has been cast in the upcoming drama "High Priest Rembrary" (literal translation).  The fantasy romance drama is inspired by the web novel "Holy Idol," also adapted into a webtoon series. It follows the life of a high priest who takes on the body of an unknown idol named Woo Yeon-woo. The titular role of Rembrary will be played by Kim Min- kyu. He's a high priest from another world who came to combat the demon king. When…

Upcoming drama by “D.P.” Writer confirmed star-studded lineup

Jin Goo (A Superior Day), Yang Dong-geun (Cheer Up), Jang Dong-yoon (Search), Kim Jae-hwa (Nothing Serious), Lee Hong-nae (Inspector Koo), Jung Yi-seo (All of Us Are Dead), and Park Ye-rin (Space Sweepers) have been cast in “King of the Desert” (literal translation) according to OTT (over-the-top) platform WATCHA. King of the Desert is a WATCHA…

Lee Yoo-mi, Ong Seong-wu, Byun Woo-seok lead “Strong Woman Do Bong-soon” sequel

Lee Yoo-mi (All of Us Are Dead), Ong Seong-wu (Would You Like a Cup of Coffee?), Byun Woo-seok (Moonshine), Kim Hae-sook (Tomorrow), and Kim Jung-eun (My Dangerous Wife) will star in the “Strong Woman Do Bong-soon” sequel titled “Strong Woman Kang Nam-soon.” Strong Woman Do Bong-soon was a romantic comedy starring Park Bo-young, Park Hyung-sik, and Ji Soo. It follows…